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Go to Catalog and search and select SFTP. Click Select Create.


Enter the required credentials for your remote SFTP instance. Set the following parameters.

  • Host: The host information of the remote SFTP instance, for example an IP address.

  • Port: The connection port on the remote FTP instance, the default is 22.

  • User: The user name used to connect to the remote FTP instance.

  • Authentication mode: The way you choose to authenticate with your SFTP server.

  • Secret key file: Required if 'public / private key pair' is selected from `Authentication Mode`. (The key type ed25519 is not supported but the ecdsa key type is supported.)

  • Passphrase for secret key file: (Optional) If required, provide a passphrase for the provided secret file.

  • Retry limit: Number of times to retry a failed connection (default 10).

  • Timeout: Connection timeout in seconds (default 600).


Click Select Continue after entering the required connection details. Name the connection so you can easily find it later should you need to modify any of the connection details. Note: If you would like to share this connection with other users in your organization, check the Share with otherscheckbox. If this box is unchecked this connection is visible only to you.

Click Select Create Authentication to complete the connection. If the connection is a success, then the connection you just created appears in your list of authentications with the name you provided.


  • Path prefix: Prefix of target files (string, required).

  • Incremental enables incremental loading (boolean, optional. default: true. If incremental loading is enabled, the config diff for the next execution will include last_path parameter so that next execution skips files before the path. Otherwise, last_path is not included.


Click Select Next to preview the data in the next step.


After selecting the frequency, click select Start Transfer to begin the transfer. If there are no errors, the transfer into Treasure Data will complete and the data will be available. Jobs are kicked off when a transfer runs. You can used the Jobs or the My Input Transfers section to monitor the progress of your data transfer.